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Does “The 12 Days of Christmas” ring a bell?

December is a unique time for the Communications Ministry. Advent is well underway and Christmas Eve just around the weekend! ? By the end of the month, the communications ministry will have created the following church-wide assets:
Feel free to hum the song, “The 12 Days of Christmas” as you read this list. ?
  • 4 regular bulletins
  • 5 specialty bulletins
  • 2 monthly newsletters
  • 5 inserts and invites
  • 40+ social posts and 20+ social events
  • 3 sermon looks
  • 15 e-newsletters
  • 2 outdoor banners
  • 31 interactive questions
  • 30+ worship announcements
  • and, think of the exciting last-minute needs
In this midst of these efforts, we are working with leadership to create an annual communications plan for 2020. God is doing exciting work in our community! As the New Year approaches, themes important to our work in 2020 include leadership, stewardship, and social justice.
If you’re interested in being a Communications Ambassador in 2020, please email Sarah Skidmore, Director Marketing & Communications at [email protected]
Oh, and we like to have fun too. ? Last week our team hosted our 3rdAnnual Ornament Exchange! Check out a few of our Communications Ambassadors photo’d above.